Guadalupian (~272 Ma)

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Representation and status

Index
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CMYK Color
0 / 55 / 50 / 0
RGB color
R: 251 G: 116 B: 92
Rank
chronostratigraphic Epoch
Validity
Unit is in Use
Status
valid formal name
SCS note
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SCS date
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Comment
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Nomenclature

German
Guadalupien
French
Guadalupien
Italian
Guadalupiano
English
Guadalupian (~272 Ma)
Origin of the Name

Named after the Guadalupe Mountains (Texas, USA).

Historical Variants
Guadalupium, Guadalupéen
Nomenclatorial Remarks
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Synonyms

Synonyms
Non-synonyms
Possible confusion

Description

Description
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Geomorphology
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Thickness
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Components

Lithological content
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Mineral content
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Fossil content
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Hierarchy and succession

Units at roof
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Units at floor
Lateral equivalents
Upper boundary
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Lower boundary
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Stratigraphic discussion
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Age

Age at top
Capitanian
Note about top
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Age at base
Roadian
Note about base
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Dating method
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Geography

Geographical extent
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Type area
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Type locality
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Type profile
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Reference profiles
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Point of interest
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Paleogeography and tectonic

Paleogeography
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Kind of protolith
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Conditions of formation
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Sequence
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Tectonic Unit (resp. main category)
Time Scale
  • Paratethys
  • Mammal stages
Metamorphism
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Metamorphic facies
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Note on metamorphism
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References

Definition
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Revision
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Important publications
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Material and varia

Applications
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  • Capitanian (~265 Ma) Show details

    Origin of the Name

    Named after the Capitan Reef in the Guadalupe Mountains (Texas, USA).

    Rank
    chronostratigraphic Stage
    Status
    valid formal name
    Valid name
    In Short
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    Age
    Capitanian - Capitanian
    Thickness
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    Geographical extent
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    Type area
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    Comment
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  • Wordian (~269 Ma) Show details

    Origin of the Name

    Named after the Word Formation (Word Ranch, Glass Mountains) of the North American Permian Basin.

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    chronostratigraphic Stage
    Status
    valid formal name
    Valid name
    In Short
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    Age
    Wordian - Wordian
    Thickness
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    Comment
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  • Roadian (~272 Ma) Show details

    Origin of the Name

    Named after the Road Canyon Member of the Word Formation (Texas, USA).

    Rank
    chronostratigraphic Stage
    Status
    valid formal name
    Valid name
    In Short
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    Age
    Roadian - Roadian
    Thickness
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    Geographical extent
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    Type area
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    Comment
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